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The case for formal theory

Polos, L.; Adner, R.; Ryall, M.; Sorenson, O.

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R. Adner

M. Ryall

O. Sorenson


The article introduces this issue of "Academy of Management Review" which focuses on topics such as the performance differentials between diversified companies and new business enterprises, the prediction of business mortality that is based on the industry conditions at the time of the company's founding, and the free-rider problem.


Polos, L., Adner, R., Ryall, M., & Sorenson, O. (2009). The case for formal theory. Academy of Management Review, 34(2), 201-208.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Apr 1, 2009
Deposit Date Mar 29, 2011
Publicly Available Date Dec 1, 2017
Journal Academy of Management Review
Print ISSN 0363-7425
Publisher Academy of Management
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 34
Issue 2
Pages 201-208
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